The Acclaimed Vehicle brand Land Rover pitches an Earth Photo challenge
Land Rover is a British brand of prevalent four-wheel drive, owned by multinational car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover.
The Land Rover Bursary, run by the Society on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover, offers £30,000 and the use of a vehicle to make a challenging journey that promotes a wider understanding or enjoyment of geography. The journey is likely to link the schools, local communities, research projects, tourist spots and other remarkable areas.
After having manufactured exclusively 4WD cars since 1948, Land Rover has had introduced two-wheel-drive variants after 62 years both of the Freelander, and of the Evoque, The 2WD Freelander has been succeeded by a 2WD Discovery Sport, available in some markets. The international photography competition aims to promote environmental and geographical issues, besides encourage people to get familiar with the geographical virtue of nature.
Land Rover and Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) extend partnership to include global photography competition and exhibition. Earth Photo 2021 aims to promote discussion of environmental and geographical issues through photos and videos.
Leading Land Rover designer Amy Frascella joins judging panel. Land Rover has worked with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) for over 40 years.
“We believe photography and film have a profound international influence and that images and videos speak most powerfully to viewers and convey meaning and emotion beyond the barriers of language. Working with Land Rover marks a new chapter for this important international competition. Land Rover’s history of exploration and ability to tackle the toughest terrain makes it the ideal partner for Earth Photo”, Alasdiar Macleod, Head of Enterprise and resources at the Royal Geographical Society.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) currently builds Land Rovers in major countries namely Brazil, China, India, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom. Land Rover has always enabled people to make more of their world, so we are delighted to support the Royal Geographical Society’s Earth Photo competition.
“By going above and beyond to capture extraordinary images, professional and amateur photographers alike can help make a positive difference, enabling a wider vision of our world”, Laura Wood, Head of Global PR Brand & Partnerships, Jaguar Land Rover.